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International Business INB345- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 24 pages long!)Premium

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Department
International Business
Course Code
International Business INB345
Professor
Wayne Ballantyne
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Final

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International Business INB345
Final EXAM
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Lecture 1B: Container Ships & Containerisation
OOCL ATLANTA VIDEO:
capacity:
crew size:
trade route:
transit time:
speed:
CONTAINER SHIPS & CONTAINERISATION: (V. 9.5min)
1956 (USA), CONVERTED TANKER LOADED WITH TRAILER VANS ON
DECK
1965, INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANISATION (ISO) CREATES
STANDARD FOR CONTAINERS (20’x8’x8’)
1970’s, 1st and 2nd GENERATION SHIPS (728 AND 1500 TEU, “Twenty Foot
Equivalent Unit”)
1980’s, 3rd and 4th GENERATION SHIPS (2150 AND 2900 TEU)
1990’s, 5th and 6th GENERATION SHIPS (4300 AND 6600 TEU)
OOCL ATLANTA (VIDEO), POST-PANAMAX, 8063 TEU
1/9/06 THE EMMA MAERSK, 11,000 TEU (397M, 71KM TRAIN, 11 CREW)
2011 MSC DANIELLA, 16,000 TEU
MAERSK TRIPLE-E CLASS, 18,000 TEU, JULY 2013.
CHINA SHIPPING CONTAINER LINES, 19,000 TEU, DECEMBER 2014
2017 OOCL Hong Kong, 21,400 TEU
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BIGGER IS BETTER
“Aboard a Cargo Colossus”, NYtimes, 10/14
“ECONOMIES OF SCALE/SCALE ECONOMIES”
“THE GREATER PRODUCTION SIZE, THE LOWER THE PER UNIT COST
TOTAL COSTS (FIXED COSTS & VARIABLE COSTS) DIVIDED BY
NUMBER OF UNITS (CAPACITY) EQUALS COST PER UNIT
“TOTAL COSTS INCREASE 30% (BUILD SHIP, FUEL….) BUT CAPACITY
INCREASES 100%, THEREFORE COST PER UNIT DECREASES”
THE ADVANTAGES OF CONTAINERISATION OVER
TRADITIONAL SHIPPING (Break Bulk):
FASTER LOADING AND UNLOADING
SEAMLESS INTERMODAL
SECURITY (THEFT & DAMAGE)
LABOUR COSTS
PACKAGING COSTS
DISADVANTAGES:
REQUIRES SPECIALIZED PORTS WITH HIGH INVESTMENT (YANG
SHAN CONTAINER PORT, SHANGHAI, $20B USD)
RE-POSITIONING OF CONTAINERS
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